The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.08% +55.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 100 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.96% 20.92% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 19
Average daily rate £288 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £196 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% -22.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge